• Watch out for these 11 Innovative Global FinTech Startups in 2017 and beyond
  • Litebit Suffers Another Data Breach Attack
  • Cryptocurrency Exchange And The Rising Promise Of A New Era In Dubai
  • Why Instagram Archive Is Your Brand’s Buddy
  • Apple Targets the Future with iPhone X, But Hopes to Sell Millions of iPhone 8s Now
  • Maldives wins ‘The Islands with the Best Places to Stay’ Award
  • Ultima Gstaad – Your Ultimate Luxury Retreat in Switzerland
  • Watch out for these 11 Innovative Global FinTech Startups in 2017 and beyond

    Watch out for these 11 Innovative Global FinTech Startups in 2017 and beyond

    11 outstanding global FinTech firms have been shortlisted for the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge in October, organized by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with KPMG. The selected firms are currently undergoing an intensive five-week programme (which kicked-off on Sunday 17th September), which allows […]

  • Litebit Suffers Another Data Breach Attack

    Litebit Suffers Another Data Breach Attack

    The Dutch Bitcoin broker suffered its second data breach in six weeks, prompting people to question the security of information held by Bitcoin brokers. Litebit, a Bitcoin broker based in the Netherlands, has fallen victim to a data breach attack. This is the second time in six weeks that Litebit […]

  • Cryptocurrency Exchange And The Rising Promise Of A New Era In Dubai

    Cryptocurrency Exchange And The Rising Promise Of A New Era In Dubai

    MONEY TRADE COIN, the new age cryptocurrency, is able one more time to dazzle its investors’ expectations by listing on NovaExchange. The listing happened at 00:00 GMT and immediate trading was launched. The listing event is held at Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates and was highlighted by the […]

  • Why Instagram Archive Is Your Brand’s Buddy

    Why Instagram Archive Is Your Brand’s Buddy

    Instagram’s latest feature could be a game changer… Earlier this year, a study unraveled a staggering number of business profiles set up on Instagram – 15 million. In March 2017 alone, over 120 million Instagram users visited a linked business website, called, emailed or sent a direct message to a […]

  • Apple Targets the Future with iPhone X, But Hopes to Sell Millions of iPhone 8s Now

    Apple Targets the Future with iPhone X, But Hopes to Sell Millions of iPhone 8s Now

    Insight on Apple’s latest revealing of iPhone X and iPhone 8 Apple has the best iPhone sales when a new model has a markedly different design. The iPhone X delivers a design unlike any other existing smartphone because the display is edge to edge on all four sides. The best […]

  • Maldives wins ‘The Islands with the Best Places to Stay’ Award

    Maldives wins ‘The Islands with the Best Places to Stay’ Award

    Maldives named ‘the islands with the best places to stay’ at the Condé Nast Traveller’s 2017 Readers’ Travel Awards Maldives was named the islands with the best places to stay Monday at the Condé Nast Traveller’s 2017 Readers’ Travel Awards, reaffirming its position as one the world’s preferred destinations. The annual awards […]

  • Ultima Gstaad – Your Ultimate Luxury Retreat in Switzerland

    Ultima Gstaad – Your Ultimate Luxury Retreat in Switzerland

    The Ultima Gstaad is a luxury boutique hotel to discover in the legendary Swiss resort of Gstaad In the heart of the very prestigious village of Gstaad, between lush green fields and snowy mountain peaks, lies an untouched safe heaven, the Ultima Gstaad Boutique Hotel. If you are planning a […]

 

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Top 10 Tech Trends to Lookout for at GITEX Shopper

Top 10 Tech Trends to Lookout for at GITEX Shopper

GITEX Shopper, the must-attend annual event for tech-savvy shoppers in Dubai is just around the corner, with the latest and largest selection of consumer electronics under one roof. Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 23 – 30 September 2017, visitors to the show should be on […]

 
 

Global FinTech Leaders, Entrepreneurs and Financial Regulators Take Centre-stage at FinTech Abu Dhabi

Global FinTech Leaders, Entrepreneurs and Financial Regulators  Take Centre-stage at FinTech Abu Dhabi

FinTech Abu Dhabi Summit will feature top regional and international mavericks in the FinTech industry A dynamic line-up of global FinTech leaders, innovators, financial regulators and trend-setters will speak at the upcoming FinTech Abu Dhabi in October 2017. This will also be the first appearance in the Middle East region […]

 
 

Rebecca Platt appointed Director of Marketing at The St. Regis Doha, Qatar

Rebecca Platt appointed Director of Marketing at The St. Regis Doha, Qatar

The St. Regis Doha, The Finest Address in Qatar, has announced the appointment of Rebecca Platt as Director of Marketing to join as part of their Executive Committee. With over 15 years marketing experience in the hospitality industry, Rebecca brings extensive PR, marketing and digital knowledge to the property. Rebecca […]

 
 

UAE Entrepreneur Calls for Global Purpose Hubs on Innovation and Technology

UAE Entrepreneur Calls for Global Purpose Hubs on Innovation and Technology

Badr Jafar Calls for Global Purpose Hubs at UN High-Level Event on Innovation and Technology “MENA Region Offers Immense Potential to Drive Progress in Social Innovation” – Badr Jafar, CEO Crescent Enterprises While the rapid pace of technological change presents unprecedented opportunities to innovate, it is equally important to harness […]

 
 

Ras Al Khaimah to Host 2nd Young Global Leaders Summit Next Week

Ras Al Khaimah to Host 2nd Young Global Leaders Summit Next Week

Game-changers look to influence tomorrow’s agenda-setters at Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Ras Al Khaimah, on September 27, 2017 Guy Kawasaki headlines diverse new age line up, with debates to centre on entrepreneurship, women empowerment and sustainability Ras Al Khaimah is readying to host one of the region’s most powerful line-ups […]

 
 

Watch out for these 11 Innovative Global FinTech Startups in 2017 and beyond

Watch out for these 11 Innovative Global FinTech Startups in 2017 and beyond

11 outstanding global FinTech firms have been shortlisted for the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge in October, organized by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with KPMG. The selected firms are currently undergoing an intensive five-week programme (which kicked-off on Sunday 17th September), which allows […]

 
 

First Islamic Lifestyle Mini Bootcamp in Dubai

The first Islamic Lifestyle Mini Bootcamp will take place in Dubai from November 12th to 16th. This program comes in light of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision to transform Dubai to be the world’s Islamic economy capital. Islamic lifestyle and the halal industry form important pillars in […]

 
 

Litebit Suffers Another Data Breach Attack

Litebit Suffers Another Data Breach Attack

The Dutch Bitcoin broker suffered its second data breach in six weeks, prompting people to question the security of information held by Bitcoin brokers. Litebit, a Bitcoin broker based in the Netherlands, has fallen victim to a data breach attack. This is the second time in six weeks that Litebit […]

 
 

2017 GITEX Technology Week to be Most Global Edition

2017 GITEX Technology Week to be Most Global Edition

The 2017 GITEX Technology Week will be the most global edition of the region’s leading technology event. Hosting attendees from six continents and 147 countries, the event will showcase the world’s leading innovative technology solutions. Attendees to one of the world’s most global technology expos – the 37th GITEX Technology […]

 
 

Cryptocurrency Exchange And The Rising Promise Of A New Era In Dubai

Cryptocurrency Exchange And The Rising Promise Of A New Era In Dubai

MONEY TRADE COIN, the new age cryptocurrency, is able one more time to dazzle its investors’ expectations by listing on NovaExchange. The listing happened at 00:00 GMT and immediate trading was launched. The listing event is held at Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates and was highlighted by the […]

 
 

Mercure Maldives Kooddoo sets a new benchmark for Midscale Hospitality in the Maldives

Mercure Maldives Kooddoo sets a new benchmark for Midscale Hospitality in the Maldives

4-star Mercure Maldives Kooddoo is now open Located in Gaafu Alifu Atoll, Mercure Maldives Kooddoo is all set to welcome savvy travellers to the island renowned for its lush greenery and pristine beaches. Mercure is AccorHotels’ midscale brand that epitomizes French hospitality with more than 700 hotels across 58 countries. […]

 
 

Why Instagram Archive Is Your Brand’s Buddy

Why Instagram Archive Is Your Brand’s Buddy

Instagram’s latest feature could be a game changer… Earlier this year, a study unraveled a staggering number of business profiles set up on Instagram – 15 million. In March 2017 alone, over 120 million Instagram users visited a linked business website, called, emailed or sent a direct message to a […]

 
 

Apple Targets the Future with iPhone X, But Hopes to Sell Millions of iPhone 8s Now

Apple Targets the Future with iPhone X, But Hopes to Sell Millions of iPhone 8s Now

Insight on Apple’s latest revealing of iPhone X and iPhone 8 Apple has the best iPhone sales when a new model has a markedly different design. The iPhone X delivers a design unlike any other existing smartphone because the display is edge to edge on all four sides. The best […]

 
 

Maldives wins ‘The Islands with the Best Places to Stay’ Award

Maldives wins ‘The Islands with the Best Places to Stay’ Award

Maldives named ‘the islands with the best places to stay’ at the Condé Nast Traveller’s 2017 Readers’ Travel Awards Maldives was named the islands with the best places to stay Monday at the Condé Nast Traveller’s 2017 Readers’ Travel Awards, reaffirming its position as one the world’s preferred destinations. The annual awards […]

 
 

Cyprus’ award-winning, accessible beaches are just a quick hop for GCC travellers

Cyprus’ award-winning, accessible beaches are just a quick hop for GCC travellers

With an emphasis on accessibility, the closest European island to the GCC boasts 57 Blue Flag beaches, making it the ideal getaway destination for a long-weekend  GCC residents in search of a quick getaway to cooler climates need look no further than the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, which offers 57 […]

 
 

Ultima Gstaad – Your Ultimate Luxury Retreat in Switzerland

Ultima Gstaad – Your Ultimate Luxury Retreat in Switzerland

The Ultima Gstaad is a luxury boutique hotel to discover in the legendary Swiss resort of Gstaad In the heart of the very prestigious village of Gstaad, between lush green fields and snowy mountain peaks, lies an untouched safe heaven, the Ultima Gstaad Boutique Hotel. If you are planning a […]

 
 

Indian firm TalentEdge introduces Artificial Intelligence in Executive Education

Artificial Intelligence in education is poised to be the next big thing in the MENA region as well. Wait for our updates on this business opportunity for firms in MENA. Read on for some information from India  India’s premium Business School, Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur has emerged as […]

 
 

Undiscovered Male!

Undiscovered Male!

Male’ is the capital city of the Maldives and the seat of the executive, legislature and judicial branches of the government of the Maldives. Male’ is also the financial and commercial capital of the country. Accordingly major government offices, banks and businesses are based on Male’. Male’ city is one […]

 
 

Unique global e-commerce platform – MallfortheWorld – debuts in the Middle East

Unique global e-commerce platform – MallfortheWorld – debuts in the Middle East

Consumers in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar will now be able to shop online at over 200 leading US retailers through the award-winning cross platform app MallfortheWorld, the popular global e-commerce platform, today announced that consumers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar will now have access to over 200 […]

 
 

Choithrams announces ‘Consumer Happiness Centres’ at Dubai stores in UAE

Choithrams announces ‘Consumer Happiness Centres’ at Dubai stores in UAE

These centres were launched as part of the Dubai Economy drive towards enhancing happiness and promoting cordial relations between traders and consumers Choithrams in association with Dubai Economy announced the opening of their first “Consumer Happiness Centre” at the Marina supermarket. This is part of a larger initiative to strengthen customer relations and enhance the […]

 
 

A banquet to remember – Experience Taiwan in Dubai!

A banquet to remember – Experience Taiwan in Dubai!

A night of splendour! A spectacular dinner gathering showcasing the insight into Taiwanese culture through the timeless magic of food. A Media Dinner was hosted recently by the Taiwan Representative Office in the Middl e-East for journalists and bloggers; and for them the flavors of Taiwan were bought to Dubai. […]

 
 

A Master Class in Project Management from Antonio Nieto Rodriguez in Dubai

A Master Class in Project Management from Antonio Nieto Rodriguez in Dubai

Antonio Nieto Rodriguez preeminent thought leader, author, and international champion of project management will be conducting a master class next month in Dubai.  One of the world’s top 50 leadership and management thinkers, Antonio Rodriguez will lead the two day session that focuses on strategic project management and enabling it in organizationson. […]

 
 

Authentic Trattoria For Fresh Pasta Lovers To Open In Difc

Authentic Trattoria For Fresh Pasta Lovers To Open In Difc

Ravioli & Co. – A Foodie’s Haven is Set to Bring ‘Real Italian’ Style Dining to Dubai Tortellini, tagliatelle, gnocchi, and of course ravioli, all make up some of the fresh pasta that will be available at Ravioli & Co, an authentic Italian Trattoria, set to open mid–August in Burj […]

 
 

The Veranda, your neighborhood backyard bistro, is now open at Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights

The Veranda, your neighborhood backyard bistro, is now open at Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights

The Veranda, a neighborhood sports pub and bistro, is now open at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Dubai A decadent destination for delicious food, the choicest house wines and drinks, as well as its famed selection of desserts, The Veranda is now open for dining in from 12pm-12 am on Saturdays […]

 
 

Sesame Restaurant to captivate Dubai with exciting new ‘world food’

Sesame Restaurant to captivate Dubai with exciting new ‘world food’

Sesame Restaurant opened its doors in Dubai, captivating foodies with fresh dining concept that fills a gap in a food-conscious market such as Dubai’s. “Sesame is a new crop of plant forward food, with combined cooking techniques, style and flavors from around the globe – we created Sesame ground up fueled […]

 
 

What you’re really eating… exposed by The Food Analysts

What you’re really eating… exposed by The Food Analysts

New human-powered calorie counting service, The Food Analysts reveals exactly what you’re putting into your body – from the traditional and much-loved ‘cheat meals’ to the generally-accepted ‘healthy’ food options – and the findings are not what you’d expect! Weighing up whether to treat yourself to a tasty take-away or […]

 
 

Gursha Ethiopian Restaurant – Bringing people together over a hearty meal

Gursha Ethiopian Restaurant – Bringing people together over a hearty meal

Enjoy a truly cultural experience in one of Dubai’s most progressive neighborhoods at Gursha Ethiopian Restaurant Ethiopian cuisine has been gaining a whole new level of popularity globally off late and this is with good reason. The usage of highly nutritious native vegetables, spices and meat make Ethiopian cuisine one […]

 
 

Art of Connection – A Public Speaking Workshop For Women

Art of Connection – A Public Speaking Workshop For Women

Master the art of connection through this one day workshop for women An exclusive one day public speaking workshop designed for executives, managers, and professional speakers will be conducted in Dubai on the 26th of this month. Facilitated by MENA Speakers the workshop titled “The Art of Connection” is specially […]

 
 

Cyprus eyeing Gulf visitor influx for Eid Al Adha

Cyprus eyeing Gulf visitor influx for Eid Al Adha

Looking for your perfect destination to travel this Eid Al Adha holidays? Cyprus could be a good choice! The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), which organises and promotes tourism within the Republic of Cyprus, has revealed that the Mediterranean island is readying for a significant influx of visitors from across the […]

 
 

An Extraordinary Island Adventure Awaits Guests At Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts

An Extraordinary Island Adventure Awaits Guests At Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts

With its stunning white beach, exciting Arabian wildlife park and natural beauty, Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts plays host to one of the most adventurous locations in the United Arab Emirates. The stunning surroundings of the largest natural island in Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas, combined with an exciting […]

 
 

Making Ripples in the Digital Landscape : Interview with Alexandra Maia, House of Social

Alexandria Mia

Here are the excerpts of the interview with Alexandra Maia, The founder and CEO of House of Social – Dubai based Social Media Consultancy and Training center offering hybrid social media solutions and education to professionals and social media enthusiasts in the UAE. Alexandra who headed social media departments in some […]

 
 

Dubai International Hospitality week to take place in September 2017

Dubai International Hospitality week to take place in September 2017

Event to consolidate key trade shows catering to hotel and foodservices sector – GulfHost, The Hotel Show, The Leisure Show, Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX Middle East & yummex ME  As markets across the Middle East look to diversify their economies, the launch of Dubai International Hospitality Week (DIHW) in September […]

 
 

Maldives…the Sunny Side of Life wins big at World Travel Awards

Maldives…the Sunny Side of Life wins big at World Travel Awards

Maldives…the sunny side of life has been titled as the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination, Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination and Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination at the 24th Annual Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards (WTA) held last evening at the beautiful five-star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef […]

 
 

Punjabi By Nature, Punjabilicious by Taste!

Punjabi By Nature, Punjabilicious by Taste!

The Background Punjabi cuisine is known to be one of India’s most distinct and popular type of cuisine offering quite a vast and interesting array of delectable and exotic dishes. The food is often cooked in a variety of culinary styles including the Tandoor style which involves using the Tandoor […]

 
 

Taipei Dao, Dubai – A culinary entry point to the gastronomic epicentre of Asia

Taipei Dao, Dubai – A culinary entry point to the gastronomic epicentre of Asia

This Downtown restaurant serves the healthiest food you can ingest into your body. If you want to get a real feel of the food culture of Taiwan and enjoy a slice of Taiwanese warmth and hospitality, check Taipei Dao – a restaurant tucked away in a slightly quieter neighborhood of Downtown […]

 
 

Azerbaijan dominating as the new hot–ticket destination for Arab travelers

Azerbaijan dominating as the new hot–ticket destination for Arab travelers

GCC Residents flock to Azerbaijan Fascinated by this multifaceted country and its ancient capital on the shores of the Caspian Sea. Captivated by the copiousness of its cultural practices, climate, nature, the friendliness and kindness of the people, dozens of Gulf Arab tourists are flocking to Azerbaijan. Summertime is in […]

 
 

7 Reasons to Visit Gstaad, Switzerland this Summer

7 Reasons to Visit Gstaad, Switzerland this Summer

If you are pondering a vacation in Switzerland this summer, make sure to consider Gstaad as your sanctuary for a few days, or weeks…Gstaad is a charming mountain destination that walks the fine balance between tradition and modern lifestyle. Whether you are a culture enthusiast, a sport buff, or just […]

 
 

6 incredible trips UAE residents can take this summer

Beautiful tropical island from above. Maldives, Carribean or South see resort.

From modern cities of the far east, to all-inclusive Euro trips, here’s a list of top 6 incredible trips,  UAE residents can take this summer. If you like to take shore excursions: Explore Singapore through a cruise (AED 4,250) The fabulous multicultural cuisines, mind-boggling shopping malls and cleanliness of the […]

 
 

Hotel review: Luxury Muslim-friendly villa holiday in India

Tree of Life Resort and Spa, Jaipur. India

What we have found for you could be your next private holiday or perhaps a luxurious wedding destination!  This is home-away from home. We have found a gem of a place in India’s desert state of Rajasthan. While you will not be far away from the sand dunes, camels, good […]

 
 

Maldives – An Amalgamation of Cultures

Maldives – An Amalgamation of Cultures

Insights into the Culture of Maldivians The customs and social behavior of the Maldivians have been greatly influenced by the Indians, Sri Lankans, Arabs and North Africans who visited the Maldives while traversing through the trading routes of the central Indian Ocean. The Maldivian culture is rich and vibrant due […]